Africa’s choice: sink or swim

The founders of AfricaPositive believe that, for moral and survival reasons, Africa faces two mutually exclusive scenarios: According to Ted Sceales, the low ground scenario is leading the continent down a steep, slippery cause-and-effect spiral of growing unemployment, poverty, hunger, disease, violence,...

Malawi is best performing African stock market in 2013

Malawi’s stock exchange is the best performing in Africa so far this year, with a 71% US dollar-adjusted return, according to Investinginafrica.net.  It is a tiny exchange, with weekly trade of just $400,000, which means small buying pressure can distort the overall market performance. The second best...